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Title Le mépris = Contempt / Studio Canal ; Cocinor présente a film by Jean-Luc Godard ; Georges de Beauregard and Carlo Ponti produced it for Rome-Paris Films, Films Concordia, and Compagnia Cinematografia Champion
Edition Special édition, RSDL dual-layer edition
Published [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2002]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 God/Con  ON HOLDSHELF
 MELB  791.4372 God/Con  DUE 03-11-20
Description 2 videodisc (DVD)s (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series The Criterion collection ; 171
The classic collection
Criterion collection ; 171
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Summary Asked to write a screenplay for an American producer, a young French dramatist and his wife visit the producer's villa in Capri. There the wife and producer engage in an affair, and she decides to leave her husband. However, something quite unexpected happens
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
Based on the italian novel Il disprezzo by Alberto Moravia
Special features: audio commentary by film scholar Robert Stam; improved English subtitle translation; two 1963 documentaries by Jacques Rozier from the set Bardot et Godard (8 min.) and Paparazzi (18 min.) ; The dinosaur and the baby (1967), a conversation between Jean-Luc Godard and Fritz Lang (60 min.); Encounter with Fritz Lang (1963), a short film by Peter Fleischmann; interview with Raoul Coutard; excerpt from an interview between François Chalais and Jean-Luc Godard about the film; theatrical trailer
Second series and first series numbering from container
2.35:1 aspect ratio; enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs
Recorded in Dolby digital mono
Program notes by Phillip Lopate inserted in container
Credits Cinematography, Raoul Coutard ; editor, Agnès Guillemot, Issa Clubb (Coutard interview) ; music, Georges Delerue ; camera, André Bonzel (Coutard interview)
Cast Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance, Giorgia Moll, Fritz Lang
Notes Censorship classification: MA 15+ Restricitons apply to persons under the age of 15 years
French dialogue, English subtitles; optional English-dubbed soundtrack
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Italy -- Capri Island -- Drama.
Screenwriters -- Italy -- Capri Island -- Drama.
Marriage -- Drama.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Bardot, Brigitte.
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992.
Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Palance, Jack, 1919-2006.
Piccoli, Michel, 1925-
Ponti, Carlo, 1912-2007.
Coutard, Raoul.
Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930-
Moll, Giorgia, 1938-
Moravia, Alberto, 1907-1990. Disprezzo
Rome Paris Films.
Compagnia Cinematografica Champion.
Films Concordia (Paris, France)
ISBN 0780026179
Other Titles Disc title: Contempt